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Georgie Frost

Martyn James, an independent money expert, on the News Review 29/07/16

Georgie Frost
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Consuming Issues

Martyn James, an independent money expert, on the News Review 29/07/16
Time once again for the Consuming Issues news review, with Georgie Frost and is joined by Martyn James, an independent money expert. And today, they look at the days top story - the decision by EDF to go ahead with the £18bn Hinkley Point project in Somerset, in what would have been the UK's first new nuclear power station for a generation, although it received mixed reviews from Parliament. Elsewhere, Ofgem has launched an investigation into SSE, while consumer confidence is continuing to dip. Plus, more bad news for Southern Rail, as The RMT union says the workers will walk out on the 8th August. All this and more, on Consuming Issues, every day from 9am to Midday, right here on Share Radio.
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Martyn James


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Nigel Cassidy

Morning Money: Should central banks develop their own cryptocurrencies?

Nigel Cassidy
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Morning Money at 7:00

Morning Money: Should central banks develop their own cryptocurrencies?
Cryptocurrencies like bitcoin are on the rise, so the debate in central banks is how to tackle digital money. Central banks certainly could enter this market, but would it be the right thing to do? Matt Cox has been hearing from monetary innovation specialist, Garrick Hileman.
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Matt Cox, Garrick Hileman


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Georgie Frost

Sara Benwell Digital Editor of Pensions Insight and Engaged Investor on the News Review 28/07/16

Georgie Frost
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Consuming Issues

Sara Benwell Digital Editor of Pensions Insight and Engaged Investor on the News Review 28/07/16
Time once again for the Consuming Issues news review, with Georgie Frost and is joined by Digital Editor of Pensions Insight and Engaged Investor, Sara Benwel. And today, they look at the days top story - Lloyds have said they are going to is cut 3,000 jobs and close 200 branches to cut costs. Elsewhere, EDF is due to make its final investment decision on nuclear power station at Hinkley Point. And, British Gas profits took a big tumble as they lost nearly half a million customers. All this and more, on Consuming Issues, every day from 9am to Midday, right here on Share Radio.
Guest:

Sara Benwell


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Nigel Cassidy

Morning Money: More gloom for the economy as retail sales plunge

Nigel Cassidy
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Morning Money at 6:00

Morning Money: More gloom for the economy as retail sales plunge
Retail sales volumes have declined more rapidly in July than at any time in the last four years, according to a survey by the CBI. The British Retail Consortium said jobs were being shed in the months leading up to the referendum. To analyse the findings of the survey, Richard Perks, Retail Analyst at Mintel, joined Nigel Cassidy and Paul Sedgwick.
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Paul Sedgwick, Richard Perks


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Georgie Frost

Kevin Pratt from Moneysupermarket.com on the News Review 27/07/16

Georgie Frost
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Consuming Issues

Kevin Pratt from Moneysupermarket.com on the News Review 27/07/16
Time once again for the Consuming Issues news review, with Georgie Frost and is joined by Kevin Pratt from Moneysupermarket.com. And today, they look at the big story of the day - where the GDP for the second quarter of the year picked up by 0.6% - but why was this? Also on the show, southern rail could be hit by more striker. And, Apple's iPhone sales have dropped for a second quarter in a row. All this and more, on Consuming Issues, every day from 9am to Midday, right here on Share Radio.
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Kevin Pratt


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Georgie Frost

Money Fight Club: How to beat insurers

Georgie Frost
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Consuming Issues

Money Fight Club: How to beat insurers
This week Financial journalists Lindsay Cook and Anne Caborn enter the ring with Georgie about insurance and flooding … and also who will get their sucker punch award this week?
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Anne Caborn, Lindsay Cook


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Sarah Lowther

Morning Money: Challenger banks – just how are they faring?

Sarah Lowther
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Morning Money at 7:00

Morning Money: Challenger banks – just how are they faring?
The FTSE 250 lender, Virgin Money, saw 35% wiped off its share value after Britain voted to leave the EU, that in spite of a record first quarter. On the day of the company's half-year results, Dr Ronan Lynch, Director of the Global Knowledge Centre at the banking consultancy Lafferty Group, was on hand to discuss the numbers and the performance of challenger banks in general.
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Chris Bailey, Ronan Lynch


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Sarah Lowther

Morning Money: Are Tesla leading us into a new world of decentralised energy?

Sarah Lowther
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Morning Money at 6:00

Morning Money: Are Tesla leading us into a new world of decentralised energy?
Tesla's CEO, Elon Musk, has published the second part of his self-titled "masterplan", in which his ongoing attempt to buy solar panel company, SolarCity, has generated significant attention. Is this a sign that we could be on the verge of an energy system revolution? Share Radio’s Joe Aldridge has been speaking with The Memo's Senior Tech Reporter, Oliver Smith, to find out.
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Joe Aldridge, Oliver Smith


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Georgie Frost

Vix Leyton, from Quidco.com, on the News Review 26/07/16

Georgie Frost
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Consuming Issues

Vix Leyton, from Quidco.com, on the News Review 26/07/16
Time once again for the Consuming Issues news review, with Georgie Frost and is joined by Vix Leyton from cashback site Quidco.com. And today, they look at the big story of the day - where Ofcom has said BT Openreach, should be run by its own board, but still owned by BT. Elsewhere, Amazon are set to test using drone to deliver packages, while millions of train users are being overcharged by operators who are hiding the cheapest fares. All this and more, on Consuming Issues, every day from 9am to Midday, right here on Share Radio.
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Vix Leyton


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Juliette Foster

Conversations From Africa: South Africa's economic health, Zimbabwe protest updates, Uganda economy shrinks in 1st quarter

Juliette Foster
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Conversations From Africa

Conversations From Africa: South Africa's economic health, Zimbabwe protest updates, Uganda economy shrinks in 1st quarter
This is Conversations From Africa with Chris Bishop - the Managing Editor of Forbes Africa Magazine, based in Johannesburg, & host - Patrick Jones. In this edition - a closer look at the South African Finance Minister's plans for the countries economy, bleak economic news for Uganda, Uber runs into trouble in South Africa & an update on the Zimbabwe Protest movements.

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